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closings to tell you bout this morning. some summer proorams in baltimore city.. baltimore ccunty... are canceled. to the link to the full list k - oo affected schools on our website foxbaltimore doo com slash morning.in anne arundel and howard county all summer programs are canceled. &p3 3 map bellirfibermap 3 the recovery continuess friday's massive storms still have mmre than a quarter of a million b-g-e customers without power. power.here's a look at the patest numbers.according to b-g-e's website... total... anne arundel county... 3 anne arunnel cuntt... baltimore city... baltimore county... carroll county... county... joel d. smith is streaming now in norrheast baltimore with the latest on the cleanup and how much longer so many will be in the dark and in the heat. good morning joee d. (ad lib) schools, businesses, traffic lights.... yyu name it, so many are still you name it,,so traffic lights.... businesses, schools, businesses, traffic lights.... you nameeitt so many are still feeling the results of those 3 nasty storms, and take the rest of the week to restore pow
... baltimore city... baltimore county... carroll county... howwrd county... harfood ccunty... the recovery continues. friday's massive storms a million b-g-e customers without powee. power. joel d. smith is live in northeast with the latest on the cleanup pnd how much longer so many will be in the dark. good morning joel . &pjoel d. (ad lib) schools, businessess traffic lights.... you name it, so many are still feeling theeresults of those nasty storms, and t lookk like it will take the rest of the week to restore power to aal. in so maay areas,,here's the storr now... ddwned trees still littering roads anddand backyards. power linee didn't staad a chhnce. b-g-e crews have estored power to more cussooers.... buu still nearly 250 thousand remain without power this morning. restooe power, to more oo an endurance test now.... and bareable. 3 2044 just sitting in thee basement..... hoping it will come back oo soon. 3040 it was a bit of a maze phougg, so many trees nooked down... gotten better each day. day..- 42 baltimore county public school buildings are without power and will be c
, from trees down to nearly 70 miles per hour wind gusts across baltimore city. we're going to show you more storms on the radar coming up in just a little bit. >> listen, unless it's served with wine and prime rib, living by candle light is miserable and some of you have been in the dark since 11:15 friday night and cheryl conner is live where people flip the switch and get nothing. >> reporter: that's right. we have seen the problems all weekend long and of course there are power outages across the entire baltimore area, we're standing in the heart of it, northwest baltimore, and i want to show you what we've been looking at throughout the weekend. there are dark traffic lights and drivers who think, we don't have to stop. so many impatient people. this has been an issue for 48 hours now with these traffic lights out and also a tree blocking the road, it's likely to be an issue heading into the monday morning commute. let's face it sweating it out with no air-conditioning is tough on everyone, trying to sleep, forget about it and then the waisted food, chicken, pizza french are fries
chance. >> thank you, john. for many baltimore city residents, 10:00 a.m. couldn't come fast enough, when the city began distributing ice in four different locations. >> i slept in my car one night and stayed in my house the other night and i can't take the heat no more. >> for people who can't take it anymore, and there are lots of them, baltimore city is giving away bags of ice. in the parking lot of the northwood plaza shopping center, it was a welcome sight on day two of no power. >> it's a blessing. i don't care if i have to go far, it's a blessing. thank you so much! >> people were allowed four bags and some came to get ice for elderly neighbors. >> some people won't have the means to replenish their food. fortunately for me, i will, but everybody won't number that situation. >> that's really nice because we need ice. food going bad real fast. >> it's humanity and people looking out for others that don't have. the quezada center on reisterstown road is serving as one of the city's cooling centers and cool is the word with lots of cold water, ice and a.c. we're told more than 1300 pe
reported four years ago. the city of baltimore is getting hundreds of millions of dollars from wells fargo bank to settle claims that the company had been engaging in discriminatory lending practices. kai reed is live outside city hall. we hear this is the second- largest beer lending settlement in the department's history. >> that is correct. the lawsuit first filed by the city of baltimore back in 2008 alleged that wells fargo steered minority home buyers into subprime loans simply because of the color of their skin. a settlement agreement has been made that includes a payout of $175 million in several metropolitan areas. 34,000 victims were identified and the lawsuits nationwide. the 1000 from the baltimore area will receive a total of $2.50 million in restitution. wells fargo will also provide four 0.5 borrows million to this city for lending assistance program -- $4.5 million to the city for lending assistance programs. the celebrated the victory this afternoon at city hall. >> today, it is not about the past. puts aside our legal challenges allows us to move forward palaver tillery o
day, two more deaths. july 7, a man dies in harford county. one in baltimore city and another -- the only woman in cockrell county. all were 65 or older. >> most of the cases have had underlying disease. heart disease, other kinds of diseases. we know those are risk factors that can be complicated by the extreme heat. >> the most recent heat wave was dangerous because of the extreme temperatures day after day. >> people living at home, their interior temperatures may not have gone down significantly in the evening so they continue to be in the extreme heat even in the nighttime. they have flow of loss and that becomes a problem. quex 18 people as of july to have died. the latest reports that came out says five more people are confirmed with heat related deaths and that occurred in said one incounty, two in -- baltimore county. the examiner may find more heat related deaths. the extreme temperatures may be over but the death toll may not be. tom tasselmyer. >> a lot more good news as far as temperatures go. we're selling back to normal or even below in some locations. you have
. let's swing it around the area and again it's steady heavy rains around baltimore city. you go out towards the beltways and 70. columbia seeing pretty good down pours and out towards essex from 695 towards essex and the chesapeake is seeing good downpours of rain and north of town right around westminster still seeing some of the lightning bolts coming down and that's going to move towards the south and east. we have a flash flood warning in parts of frederick county and we will show you cooler temperatures coming up in a little bit guys.>> this week we will finally get some sort of reprieve from thestifling temperatures we have been experiencing. they blanketed much of the country and here in maryland it's been especially bad. this weekend temperatures in our area reached triple digits. making it uncomfortable anddownright dangerous. sherrie johnson joins with us more on what people are doing and those who fell victim to the heat. >> reporter: yes, finally a break from the heat we have learned so far in maryland, 13 people have died because of the extreme heat. that's according to
in northwest baltimore city and northwest baltimore county. last night's storm knocked down trees that knocked out part of the sanitation system. people in those areas tonight are still being urged to conserve water. >> it takes a lot of time to refill those tanks, so people who start getting water in the southern part of the system, areas like pikesville, they need to refrain from using that water. >> that's kurt cokier with bpw. he expects everything will be back in order tomorrow morning. the power problems also forced several businesses to close, including lots of gas stations in maryland, people having to hit one after another gas station that were shut down. i heard of one gas station that had a 20 minute wait for gas today, 70 cars in line at one time. all day long, viewers have been sharinging incredible videos and pictures of the storm. here's a look at more of them. >> reporter: incredible lightning and scary winds lead to widespread storm damage on the streets of maryland like this one. some trees fell on homes. this homeowner was asleep when a huge tree crashed into his bedroom roo
the roots. just got to make do. >> reporter: people making do from howard county to baltimore city where government officials work to get it right. baltimore, that means extending the hours of city pools, and adding cooling centers. trying to make the heat and no power somewhat palpable wheel city leaders hold bge accountable for restoring power at a quicker rate. >> right now our restoration rate has fallen behind the state average. that is not sat test factory -- satisfactory. >> reporter: baltimore city is saying this is the third worst storm in the city's history. >> it seems hot that they're in the getting the power back on. >> reporter: they're trying. they're below the average statewide but they're trying hard. >> thank you. listen, are you planning that family vacation? the latest vacation scam making the rounds and how to avoid being taken. mashed potatoes and gravy. mac 'n cheese... mashed potatoes and gravy! mac 'n cheese. [ male announcer ] now you don't have to pick a side. buy any kfc 10 pc meal or larger and choose two more large sides free. today tastes so good. t a bike
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made the 5 of the 700 reports across the area, hartford, to baltimore city. i got to facebook message in rosedale with war zone like conditions. just impressive stuff. take a look at the pictures we got in. powerlines are down and as we head towards chester town, both toppled with wind 70 miles an hour from michael. just impressive pictures. send those pictures to facebook. here's what's going on guys. we're kind of sandwiched between two weather events. dallas warning in norfolk and virginia beach. this is going to be a dangerous storm event from detroit back  towards cincinnati and columbus. does it make into the baltimore viewing area? once again, we'll answer that coming up. >>> millions are frustrated. we know you had it up to here with sweating. abc 2 news cheryl connor with a family. >> reporter: there's no cleaning up the storm at the brian house in edgewater. an accident that police say can only be blamed on matter nature took their son kevin life. >> you would have never thought you driving down the road a tree falls on you and kill you. >> reporter: parts of 25-year- ol
70. kent island and 67. >>> let's get a check of traffic. issues downtown and baltimore city and the water main break and lombard is closed. that will be for some time. if you are going to make a long weekend. we have issues to talk about. the bay bridge between drive and the bridge. we have construction that will slow the speeds up and send it out to 895 where there is con and all due to construction at this point. look at the speed 20 miles an hour as you approach the 69th stride exit. this is 695. it looks like a good sunrise. the roads are not too bad. another check on traffic coming up in a bit. >>> when it comes to food and kids, many know how difficult it is getting the children to make healthy cheeses. hear from one advocate and how you can help pick outed into can help them out down the road. >>> and animal control and police race to a home after calls from a dangerous animal in the backyard. why they left without taking that beast away. as we go to break a live look at harbor east. shops opening up to tell you about. j crew among them. back with more in a moment. le
in baltimore city among heavy strike outny with residents and fire -- scrutiny of residents and firefighters, truck 10 has been given an extension until october when it will show down, but residents say safety really is their main concern. >> they saved my life. i passed out here near the woods and they came me, and brought an ambulance to me and came and saved my life. >> i would )a÷say bthe !k÷7gov would need to look somewhere else to cut the budget than to mess with the fire department. >>> tom blast within the fire department says the city's fire response time is still quicker than the national average. they claim these changes won't slow down the response time. >>> the people behind the st. patrick's day beating pleaded guilty today. aaron parsons the suspect who in the studio was sentenced to three years in prison, a judge sentenced two of the suspects davis and deangelo carter to time served and probation. and baldwin, the fourth person in the video had already been in trouble for another crime and faces three years in jail. >>> top officials at johns hop kins i don't want say the
. >>> right now, more than 53,000 customers in baltimore county are still without power. baltimore city, anne arundel county, and howard county are also struggling. in total, more than 147,000 bge customers in maryland are still out. for more details on the power restoration progress, vic carter is live with bge spokesman rob gould. >> rob, thanks again for joining us. you said you have the bulk of the people back online. but it's still going to take a while. >> yes. we have 80% or more restored. but it's really that 147,000 figure that we're ficked on now. and of course, -- fixed on now. and of course, if you're without power, you don't care how many are restored. you want to be restored. for all of these images we're showing you, it's just going to take sometime. >> what is the biggest challenge facing you at this time? >> trees, trees and more trees. this storm is as bad if not worse than a hurricane. and hurricane irene, what we saw there is pretty bad. this is real bad. we have trees all over the place, in places you wouldn't expect to see them having come down. and that's really posing
. it is trees on top of electrical wires that still dot the landscape in baltimore county, baltimore city, and several other maryland counties. 3,000 workers from bge and other states are going to hard- hit neighborhoods, trying to repair the damage and get the lights back on. sky eye chopper 13 is over crews in parkville, where you can see damage to at least one home there. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. we'll check in with captain jeff long in sky eye chopper 13. but first, mike hellgren is in baltimore county, with updated information on repairs. mike? >> reporter: mary, unfortunately, this scene, this long after the storm, is still what it looks like in many neighborhoods. a lot of big, downed trees. you can see what the lightning and wind did to this one. this is one of those neighborhoods that is still without power. the governor says he are entering a very dangerous phase right now, because so many people have been without electricity for so long. about 150,000 bge customers are now out. and that's about 150,000 too many. >> reporter: this is new, amateur video, s
sunset...//. the... search... resumes tom'w. 3 baltimore city police...need your help... fighting back.../ investigating... a ...triple shooting... this morning... in... north baltimore... that... left... one person dead. police say... two suspects ... entered... a home... near lothian... and... turnbridge road.../ the... suspects... then shot... three people... inside the home..../ a,... male victim... was shot in the head.../ he... later died..../ no... word ...on the condition... of... the other... two victims.... .or... the whereabouts of the suspects. baltimore police... arrest ...32- year- old... eras-mo... sandobal... and... 30- year- old... alberto ramos...//for... a shooting... at... a... southeast baltimore bar...//.it... happened saturday ... at... the "rancho blanco".... on... south fagley street.../.police... say... the 2... entered the bar.. / then... shot the victim...//. one... man... was detained... in... the bar.../ the... other ... ran away..../ th
than 19- thousand e still customers in baltimore city wwthout power..ore than 35- thousand innbaltimore county... and more than 12- county.b-g-e has restored power to moreethan 619- thousand of its customers and joining us right now on spokesmann rob gould.no holiday for b-g-e workers and other crewss below the 00,000 below the 100,000 mark. 3 3 3 3 mark.below the 100,000 3 16 ballimooe coonty schools are still without powerr.. and will remaan closed tomorrow.all staff should still report to alternate sites. p3 you can see complete list of school closings n our wesbite at fox baltimore ot commslash neeslinks. good news as you crack open aa few crabs on this fourth of july.state biologists say this rebounded to record levels. levees.the craabing season began early.and it appears the crabs are bigger too. that's joopa roaddin towwon.managers there say they are very pleasee with the catches that keep coming into their store. <"they are heaaver. even when they're smaller, like the meddum crabs ere, they're heavier. people seem to be them.">it appears the efforts to cleanuu he chesap
wants to rewrite the rules on social media. >> the latest heated battle in baltimore city's fire department is over twitter and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after some criticism of the mayor and chief online, including con controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire documents are closing. one tweet said, save yourself, there's no medics but you can call the mayor on the video phone. the department says the new guidelines are not to effect free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and bount bound -- boundaries for which our members are communicate concerns. >> still the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawyers and the department next week. >> that's our main concern is firefighters are protected. that's our only concern. >> i want to make sure our remembers are covered -- members are covered. >> the employees can face punishment in limited situations. the maryland general assembly that says you do not have to share your user names and passwords with your employers. >> it's like tapping a phone and l
are being becoming the working poor. >> reporter: baltimore city hall, packed with people demanding raise in minimum wage. bruce gross recently lost his construction job. now he's raising his twin boys and daughter on $7.25 an hour. >> i can't even raise my kids or my family on that type of money. i have to go through months of deciding whether to pay bills or get food. >> reporter: current minimum wage is $7.25. part of rebuild america act, which calls for infrastucture to create new jobs. partially paid for by increasing taxes on the wealthiest americans. >> we're struggling to get to the middle. and i feel like they should be thinking, oh, how can we help? >> reporter: there's no question, middle class families are falling behind. their salaries have increased 35% in the last foury decade -- four decades, while the wealthiest has seen a 278% increase. >> it is absolutely destroying the very health of our democracy. >> cindy walsh is an activist. >> we will continue to see if if this if we do not put our foot down to the idea of free market and globalization being the answer to domestic
baltimore city and baltimore county. >> typical in low-lying areas. we have low-lying areas, southbound j.f.x., cold springs lane ramp tends to flood out. >> city transportation officials say they didn't see anything unusual as far as flooding. however, there were reports of flooding at the johns hopkins hospital ambulance entrance, as well as several downed trees and debris clogging drains. >> we kept crews in in anticipation of the storms, and we were able to respond to downed trees and high water. >> state highway officials were also busy thursday night, dealing with close to a dozen flooded state roads and dealing with closures as well. luckily, they say no lives were put in jeopardy because of standing water, and they remind motorists to use caution. >> never drive through standing water. it looks like you might get through, and then you can easily be taken away your entire vehicle, so you want to try and turn around and try a different route. additionally, if you can't see the visibility really bad, find a place to pull over to safety and just wait it out. >> city transportation off
, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we now know the name of the person shot and killed by baltimore city police. police say a man had a semi- automatic gun. he took off. they caught up with him in front of a home in that block and he was still carrying the gun. >> at that point, shooting the suspect, the weapon has been recovered. >> that suspect has been identified as a 22-year-old. we have learned that he was a veteran of the department. >> police say the book he was shot in the arm. that is when police said the two men showed up, pulled out a gun, demanded money, and made the victims take off their clothes. one of the friends tried to run away and was shot after the shooting. >> the body of a man was discovered. it looks like a man somebody and it has been there for quite some time. the remains were taken for further investigation. now for the race to the white house. president obama campaigned for the second straight day. but the romney camp is fighting back. here is the latest. >> at a rally near richmond, virginia, hundreds of people see president obama the way he has seen them before. >> the pre
the register. the pair was able to flee from the store with an unknown amount of cash. a baltimore city police detective is no longer on the force. this the latest piece of news we are following from the city police department. prosecutors claim an employee of the local grocery store rang up nearly $400 worth of groceries for only $100 for her mother. a security guard saw the entire transaction. the 22-year-old veteran of the force was required to resign on thursday after admitting to sec charges. she and her daughter received probation before judgment. howard county police say an employee of a columbia nonprofit is under investigation for possible improper activity. authorities said police served a warrant at the housing cooperation. were told no one has been arrested or charged, but investigators are gathering evidence. >> wells fargo bank will take a number of major cities including baltimore millions of dollars in the settlement agreement. the companies accused of targeting minorities with predatory lending practices. under the terms of the agreement, baltimore will dismiss a 2008 lawsuit,
news sunday morning starts now. >> this is wjz tv, wjz hd, and wjz.com. baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now is complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's new station. >> in the dark, thousands of homes without power still as people brace for another day of high heat. the latest. >> welcome to eyewitness news this sunday. i'm gigi barnett. hundreds of thousands of people waiting for the power to cut back on after this weekend's deadly storm sends trees crashing to the ground and cutting power lines. now there is widespread damage. one of those trees on this homecoming is 71-year-old woman inside. in southern anne arundel county, a man died when a tree crashed through his car he was driving at the time. the roof blew right off this apartment building. a total of 800 people have been displaced. roofers are working to make sure they can return home but it will take weeks before those repairs are complete. the wjz has complete coverage of this monstrous storm and the statewide cleanup. meteorologist to williams at the first warning weather center monitoring
. >> this is millions of dollars for the state of maryland fork prince george's county and baltimore city. >> reporter: baker wants governor o'malley to call a special session of the legislature in order to expand the number of gaming sites in maryland from five for six and put that new casino at the national harbor in prince george's. >> i feel like progress is being made. >> reporter: but the governor won't call a special session at least until he has agreement from house leaders like speaker michael bush who has said he doesn't think expanded gambling would pass right now. the governor is prying to ease political rivalry among competing counties by creating a new gambling commission which would decide on things like gaming tax rates. >> perhaps now, there is the opportunity for the house leadership to coalesce around their leader and, if so, we could get this done, i think, and in pretty short order. >> reporter: while we can't tell you if or what governor o'malley would call a special session on gambling, what we can tell you is that not everybody is on board with this idea especially the people w
under water. down trees and power lines were reported in baltimore city and county as well as parts of anne arundel county. baltimore city police were forced to block off a number of intersections due to this flooding. >>> since the recent storms that seem to keep pounding our region, a lot of people have been calling on pepco to bury the power lines. >> iew till is looking into the proposal but reporter matt jablow traveled to one city where burying power lines is already in place. >> reporter: in the days immediately after last month's derecho which knocked out power, most power co-workers in the area were as busy as they've ever been if not busier. was business as ua
- thousand people waking up baltimore city and county. joel d. smith is live in towson where they're waking p pn the dark again as the next round of storms come in. good morning joel d. 3& patrice, right now, thereeare a handful of newwoutagee to report: bge now says 2 hundred customers aar withoutt power... mostly in the towwon area... that's rough,, bbt nothing compared to the 3/4 of a million knockkd out a week and a half ago, including hhre on cedarcroft road. itttook workers frrm all over the country, and canada, working around the clock in done. the last custooer restored yesterdayyafternoon. the storm was historic in it's mmhem... trees fell on power linns, aad homes on this road. some of the folks we talked with headed to hotels for days, wwile their homes basically boiled. others tried to stick it out, sleeping in the basement....., but quuckly learned it's not just humans having a tough time with 80 or 90 degrees iidoors. 5122 we have two large dogs inside, 70 pounds each. they &pcouldn't get cool for a whole week. they panted 24-7, ha ah aha aha ..
to determine if alcohol and drugs are a factor that claimed the life of a baltimore city man. marcel donnell smith was traveling southbound on 83 when his motorcycle collided with a car. he traveled at a high rate of speed. he had some marijuana in his position. person in car was not injured. >> now the scandal that has rocked penn state. sports analyst bob costas says today that the university needs to suspend its football program for at least a year following the release of the free report. that report is the independent investigation into penn state in jerry sandusky's sexual abuse of children by lewis freed. and found that coach joe paterno hid accusations. he said if the university doesn't take action against football program, the ncaa will. >> but if they play come september at penn state, something's wrong. >> as for joe paterno's legacy, costas says that free report does irreparable damage. he said they enabled sanduskies abuse. -- sandusky's abuse. >> as the race for the white house heats up, the obama and romney campaigns are accusing each other of lying. the obama campaign says it
floor and spread to the roof. the fire has been ruled accidental. >>> the baltimore city fire department is changing its social media guidelines. alex demetrick from the newsroom, with what is bringing about the change. alex. >> according to our media department, the baltimore sun, they are taking a second look at its rules on social media. fire department says they may soon change their rules on comments. this comes after some firefighters wrote inappropriate, insensitive, or inaccurate information on websites like twitter. some firefighters say policies could hinder their constitutional rights to free speech. the city's police force is also reportedly working on its policy as well. mary? >> sounds like complaints posted on twitter include the city's decision to close three fire companies for budgetary reasons. and the approval of a raise for baltimore's fire chief. >> nationwide outrage. a report finds that top school officials at penn state, including legendary coach joe paterno, covered up child sex abuse by jerry sandusky. joe paterno's family is file fighting back. >> we are here t
and another 47,000 out in baltimore city and about 30,000 customers still do not have customers. in all 159,000 crews are waiting for power to be restored. our complete coverage continues with jeff long live in our chopper in baltimore county. how's it look? >> reporter: well, it looks like we have a lot of crews working down here. this is in the idolwood community and just in this neighborhood alone we've seen about five different crews working to repair the damaged lines and a lot of tree damage in this area. this is one of the areas that has one of the larger concentrations of power outages. we'll stick around to see what happens. reporting live, i'm captain jeff long. >> thank you. utility companies are struggling to get the lights and air conditioning back on for hundreds of thousands from the midwest to mid-atlantic. for some it's taking too long. danielle has the latest from hard hit arlington, virginia. >> reporter: there is growing frustration over how quickly utility companies are restoring electricity in washington d.c. and its suburbs. in maryland, power lines are still lying in
of these people. i really excited. >> coach pompay was a physical education teacher with baltimore city for 30 years before he retired in 2004. friends and family welcomed home soldiers from the 29th infantry division today returning from afghanistan. loved ones say they are relieved to have the troops back safe and sound. >> very proud. it is such a relief to see him and all the other trips that made it home safe. >> the troops were greeted with cheers as they arrived at b.w.i. several soldiers say they are happy to be able to relax for a while and spend time with family cared with the olympics a couple weeks away, london is on edge. now the company in charge of securities as they cannot hold up their end of the deal. ralph lauren is responding about the outfits the u.s. athletes will wear to the games. plus, something is happening across the country that force you to pay a lot more the you to pay a lot more the grocery the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt or add egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt, perfect for breakfast or any time
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to loren cook, she has a check of the traffic. >>> breaking news in baltimore city, there is a house fire onlinwood at fayette street. if you are traveling in the area, stick with lakewood as your alternate route. no problems to tell you about on 95, nice and clear, heading towards 495, towards the tunnel. harrisburg expressway, hunt valley, everything up to speed. once you get onto the beltway, here is what it looks like. bel air, 11 minutes from 95 to 83. that's a look at your abc 2 time saver traffic. >>> new video of angry passengers at an airport in dallas, texas. they had to make an emergency landing after a cease disruption on their flight. ñ' >>> five things you need to know on this tuesday morning. leaders from maryland food bank and at&t will open a new network enhancing connectivity, allowing the staff to be in contact with one another throughout the workday. >>> stephanie rawlings blake is joining notre dame helping kick off the national cancer prevention study, the american cancer society is looking for volunteers to help researchers understand the genetic environmental an
watching baltimore city this morning, continuing to see delays as you make your way downtown again lombard light street affected in addition to fleet street and caroline and bomb street due to the water main break from last week. >>> beautiful shot. 43. things are smooth sailing. the drive times look like this. 695 downtown. a 12 minute ride. 795to 95, 13 minutes and 12 34eu7b9s from 95 to 83. -- 12 minute from 95 to # 3. charley back to you>>> back to developing story we have been following. at least 11 people are dead after a pickup truck left a highway crashing into a tree in southeastern texas. this happened last night in near goliad, about 100 miles southeast of san atono. all victims were in the same f- 250 forward pickup and another 12 people were hurt. some of them have life- threatening injuries. well as the man who is accused of going on a shooting rampage inside a colorado theater, prepares to head to court, the national debate over gun control is intensifying. scripps investigative unit went undercover in virginia to buy a type of high capacity gun clip that can hold up to 30 b
? the baltimore city fire department wants new guidelines on what they can post on social media. wjz is live downtown. mike hellgren takes us behind the controversy. mike? >> reporter: mary, the department says this is not about silencing its critics. and wjz has learned union leaders will meet with department officials early next week to hash it all out. >> reporter: the latest heated battle in baltimore's fire department is over twitter. and what firetbieters can and can't post on -- firefighters can and can't post on twitter. it includes controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire companies are closing. one tweet read, save yourself. there are no medics. but you can call the mayor on her video phone. another questions how can the chief and mayor spat in your face. they say the new guidelines are notsz to re -- not to repress free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and boundaries for which our members can communicate concerns. but it must be done, you know, decently and orderly. >> reporter: still, the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawy
and baltimore city leaders. the dpgovernor sat down yesterd with mike miller. o'malley says he's more confident a special session on the issue will happen this summer. supporters of expanded gambling want to add a casino in prince george's county and legalize table games at maryland casinos. >>> just about 6:07. robert griffin iii, we'll show you his new commercial that just hit the air. >>> plus, a rescue caught on tape. a woman in a wheelchair takes a frightening spill. >>> and when the hot and steamy weather could turn to stormy. weather and traffic on the ones, just ahead. >>> and next, it's not an olympic sport that maybe it should be. the viral video of some parallel ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >>> check this out. a woman gets encouragement while she's trying to parallel park. some drunk soccer fans cheered for her and help her park in munster, germany. somebody posted this video on youtube on sunday and already it has more than a quarter million clicks. this video was reported when germany beat arg
was seriously injured. >> baltimore city fire chief is brining a new social media policy in response to what the department could use as inappropriate tweets by some union members. >> some city firefighters upset over the latest contract offer, fire station clones, and that the chief and command staff all got raises are setting off -- are letting off steam on social media. the chief of looking into a social media policy. kevin cartwright issued a statement that says in part of the cote powerball is not to silence the voice of the membership. it is simply to provide guidelines to voice their concerns. we want union members to express themselves in a productive way. >> there are certain constraints among public employees that are perfectly legal. you can be put in jail. if you criticize your employer, it does not mean that your employer cannot fire you. >> some of the tweets we found were strong. fire local 74 president says that he will tell his members to follow the vice of the u.s. attorney. >> if you want to say something on your twitter count, freedom of speech. the department does not fe
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shot and killed by baltimore city police. it started at the 7-11 on reisterstown road yesterday. a man had a semiautomatic gun and when officers arrived he took off. they chased him to 5100 block of arbutus avenue and he was still carrying the gun. >> at this point the officer fired his weapon once shooting the suspect. the suspect died in the local hospital. >> this morning the suspect has been identified as 22-year-old davont everyone bowman. we have learned the officer is a six-year veteran. >> also in the city a man is recovering after police say he was shot in the biceps. apparently he was walking with a friend when two machine showed up and pulled a gun and demanded money and made them take off their clothing. one tried to run away and was shot by the suspect. in baltimore county a bid was discovered in the woods in north point. county police tell us somebody found the remains behind the exxon gas station. officials say it looks like a man's body and it has been there quite a while. the remains were taken it the state medical examiner's office for further investigation. to the ra
of customers without power for days. wjz is live in north baltimore. monique griego explains what city and county leaders want to know. >> kai, their main concern is how we can be better prepared for another storm. but they also want more done to prevent heat-related deaths. >> reporter: heavy rain and hurricane-like winds. destroyed neighborhoods and left millions without power across the mid-atlantic. >> it was hot. it was terrible. >> reporter: viola bowers lost service for several days. but in this neighborhood off lake avenue, the damage was even worse. and homeowners were in the dark for a week or longer. >> people who drove around said this was like it was the epicenter. >> reporter: now, city and county leaders are asking bge and pepco, one main question. >> what else can they be doing to prepare us better, when these instances occur? >> reporter: baltimore county executive kevin cam nit is one of several leaders for maryland's largest jurisdictions to sign off on a letter to the public service commission. in it, they asked the psc to press the companies on several issues, incl
september 4th. no comment tonight from his office. >>> police in baltimore city are trying to find a man that's wanted for murderment they say he hangs around in the bell air edison area. stern, 23 years old, police suspect him in a murder that happened on west avenue at the end of may. if you know where he is you are asked to call 911. >>> tonight the people charged in the st. patrick's day attack in baltimore pled guilty. the attack on a virginia tourist was caught on tape. -- sentenced to three years in prisonnen, he will serve one and two other suspects were sentenced to time served and probation. a fourth suspect baldwin faces three years in jail. >>> new details to night about the death of those three boys on the east shore this weekend. friends and family say they were last seen playing basketball. they were reported missing saturday night. neighbors and police looked all night and the boys were eventually found dead on the banks of creek sunday morning. 12-year-old cotton and 11-year- old christopher gabrielle along with six-year-old -- >> imagine you have your son yesterday play
. we still do not know the particulars of what the incident was about. baltimore city police have shut down both north and southbound between belvedere. but we will update you as we get more information. >> in addition to the penn state story, james holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 58 others, faced a judge for the first time today. the initial hearing was held this morning. it give us the first public glimpse of the suspect since his alleges that murderous rampage. we have more from arapahoe county, colorado. >> good evening. it was a packed house. five family members of victims as they've got the first glimpse of the man responsible for changing their lives and community forever. >> these are the first public images of james homes since the attack, the picture of the evil for so many watching including family members of the victims. >> he looked demonic or something. >> the 24-year-old is accused of plotting for months before carrying out a murderous rampage. his hair was dyed bright fitting descriptions just after the massacre when he told police he was the j
immigrants should get in-state tuition discounts for college. now - baltimore city hall - is taking up the battle. the mayor - now front and center - in this divisive issue. she's featured in a new ad in support of the dream act - although she never actually mentions the legislation. the ad also featured children as young as babies. and talks about the infinite possibilities for education. and while political analysts say the approach of tugging on voters' heartstrings may be an effective strategy... it's less likely that a politician's voice in the debate - will change the minds of many voters. <"most people know how they feel about it... don't need to be told by authority figures how to vote."> to be clear about the dream act - it's not about guaranteeing or denying student admissions. it's a matter of how much children of illegals should pay.critics of the law say it'll cost maryland taxpayers millions of dolalrs to subsidize their educational discounts.live from city hall - melinda roeder - fox 45 news - late edition. see... all of our stories... about the dream act../.at... fox
of minor injuries. and a routine call for baltimore city paramedics turns out to be anything but routine when the porch collapses. >> watch as rescue crews remove what looks like an orange tart from the basement of this house in north baltimore -- aren't tarp from the basement of this house in north baltimore. >> we found roughly a 60, 70- year-old man with no life- threatening concerns. >> but what should have been a routine call took a strange turn in a hurry. >> the paramedic stepped out of the house, onto the porch. the patient and the paramedic went straight through the floor. the floor literally collapsed. >> they crashed approximately 60 below. >> she still cannot believe watching her partner disappear, and she said it seemed to happen in slow-motion. >> i am looking at them. and they were going. i just thought of yelling. "that is my partner." i could see him down in the floor and i could see he was ok. it is crazy. >> he was able to get out and did not take long to get the victim not either. thean was living illegally in that house that still has a for sale sign on it. it is a h
including prince george's county, anne arundel and up into baltimore city and harford. i bet that's going to get dropped. overnight because of the batch coming out of west virginia another chance for scattered storms, warm and humid overnight, 79 degrees. tomorrow won't be as hot as today, but showers and storms are still expected in the afternoon and we'll keep an eye on that line. at 8:00 83, by noon 93 degrees, a storm possible west of d.c., another line probably moving through the region at 5:00. watch those friday evening plans. we are outlooked by the storm prediction have to have strong to possibly severe storms and notice how pennsylvania is out of it now. that's because the frontal boundary will slip right through our area during the day tomorrow. so here's your futurecast. at 8 a.m. maybe we still have a little bit of stuff coming through the northern and western suburbs. at 3:00 already seeing a line developing around hagerstown down to harrisonburg. that swings through by 5:00 and over to the eastern shore. what about saturday and the weekend? looks like we'll have to bubble u
in baltimore county. baltimore city, anne arundel county and howard county, are also seeing a high number of outages. in total, 79,000 bge customers still do not have electricity. >>> right now, a heat advisory is in effect, adding to the troubles, during this storm recovery. first warning weather coverage continues now, with bob turk, who is tracking would temperatures and storms. bob? >> storms certainly a possibility upon as you mentioned. we have a couple that just popped up north and west of the region. let's take a look at this stuff moving down from pennsylvania. and there's more off across the extreme northwestern portion of pennsylvania. that could affect the region. one storm south of taneytown. another in front of catoctin, south of thurmont. these are moving off to the southeast. at 20 miles per hour. there you see them, over the last hour. heading towards walkersville. these have had a history of lightning and wind gusts around 35 to 40 miles an hour. they will continue to develop this afternoon and this evening. unfortunately, there is a risk of some severe storms tonight un
power at this hour. most of them are in baltimore county and also baltimore city. >>> breaking news into the abc2 newsroom. police tell us a child was found unresponsive in a brooklyn park pool. they received a 9 11 call about an hour ago for reports of a child who had possibly drowned. the child was taken to harbor hospital with serious and life- threatening injuries. police are still investigating where the -- and we will update you when we learn something new about this. >>> new tonight city police are celebrating a big bust in a south baltimore. it happened yesterday. see the stuff behind me is what they seeed. a traffic stop and word on the street helped to track down the guy charles wilson. a suspected drug dealer. he will be charged with weapon possession and trafficking and this is why. they found all this in his house. more than 11,000 dollars, a police radio scanner and police rain jacket and weapons and three dirt bikes and drugs. >>> this may be worse than having your lights go off a brush fire in queen anne's county in a wheat field. firefighters decided to let it burn
to the city as part of a settlement. baltimore sued wells fargo accusing sub prime lending practices targeting minority neighborhoods. baltimore will get $7.5 million for lending assistance programs. the settlement includes restitution for effected city residents. >>> a plane full of passengers looks on at bwi as two flight attendants are rushed from the tarmac to the hospital. as kai jackson explains, hazmat crews were brought in to search the plane. >> sky chopper 13 is high above bwi airport after southwest airlines flight 709 made its scheduled landing with an emergency on board. >> the airplane is parked at gait a-1. >> the flight originated in virginia. authorities say at some point in the air a flight attendant became sick. once the plane landed it was determined a second flight attendant was also ill, both complaining of nausea. >> authorities say after the flight landed at bwi the two stick flight attendants were taken to the hospital and a has malt team with the ann arundel county fire department inspected the plane. >> they did air samples to see what would have been the cause. they
, mostly in baltimore city, baltimore county and anne arundel county. >>> the storms that blew through brought an end to a series of weather records we were setting. >> first word from veronica in the storm center. >> that's right, guys, we like seeing that, and we're going to talk more about the records we set in just a couple minutes. but for right now we're at 84 degrees, reagan national airport. we're running 15 to 18 degrees cooler than yesterday. look at the dew point temperature, it sits at 60 degrees right now. we have seen that number, of course, as high as 65 to around 70 the last couple days, giving us very sticky air. if you look at the satellite and radar reviews, to the north clearing skies. to the south clouds, and even a few thunderstorms. one is headed over toward ocean city. that's a weather front market right around our area. it's bringing in drier air and definitely cooler air. raffle from today, just over a quarter inch of rain, winchester, just a half inch. culpepper and just over that about a third of an inch in baltimore. storm4 radar shows nothing more than jus
to eight in the last week. three of the latest ones were in baltimore city. two of those were men over 65. >> it's been one week since the deadly storms ripped through our area, but thousands of people don't have point of viewer this morning. pepco has 7,000 customers in the dark and dominion virginia is reporting 900 offline and in prince georges county for bg&e, about 1100. residents are frustrated to see crews show up and leave because the trees are don or the power crews are not there. here's more on why that happened. >> there is an extreme amount of coordination involved and customers don't always understand what that process is and the process that the tree trimmers have to come in, line mechanics have to come in, one grope has to come in to de- energize. another group has to come in to trim the trees and another group has to come in to actually do the repair work. >> he said pepco will do a performance analysis after restoring power to all of the customers and they will make that analysis public so customers can see what they think went well and what didn't. >>> all right, well, a
are in baltimore city and county. more than 4000 workers plan on working through the weekend to restore electricity. >>> george zimmerman hit an rbi double. he will go six innings and trying out the giants. >>> time to reveal the answer to our question of the morning. we ask you what do most americans say is the biggest source of stress in their lives? is it their mortgage, their in-laws or their jobs? >> the answer is their mortgage. >> just don't ask howard and mike. we'll have one more check on traffic and weather next, right here on 9news now, isolated strong storms possible. monika? >> reporter: an investigation continues of a deadly accident. of the bw parkway, southbound is reopened. no hov restrictions today. >>> cbs there morning is next with a diplomatic showdown in pakistan and more on the life and legacy of actor entertainer andy griffith. >> even when the power is out you can keep tabs on news weather and traffic. just go to twitter and follow wusa 9. >>> happy birthday, america.
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